Holly Ballard Martz gallery

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Holly Ballard Martz

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Meet 12 Fierce Feminist Artists Who Marched in a Get Out the Vote Parade Ahead of Today’s Midterm Elections – Art Net News

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“Danger Of Nostalgia”: This Artist Bridges Past And Present To Send A Message About Abortion Rights

– Bust Magazine

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Installation photo from THE GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH at Method

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Installation photo from PATTERN RECOGNITION

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Women’s Work Is Never Done
11 x 19 x 2.5″
Vinyl inflatable hanger, glass seed beads, thread
2019
SOLD

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Flag Target
31 x 29.5″
Deconstructed and reconstructed US flag
2019
SOLD

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By Executive Order
15 x 24 x .375¨
cast rubber doormat
2017

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Bought and Sold
10 x 14″
Shredded US currency, imitation gold leaf, Rives BFK
2019

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White Terror Alert System
44 x 15.25 x 2.5″
Found x-ray viewers, duratrans
2019

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Trophy for Tyranny (Tarnished Reputation)
10 x 21 x5″
NY Times, brass stencils, brass, rivets
2019

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USA First Aid I
17.5 x 17.5″
Deconstructed and reconstructed US flag
2019

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USA First Aid II
17 x 18″
Portion of US flag with color chemically removed, thread from one red stripe, vinyl, thread
2019
SOLD

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Danger of Nostalgia In Wallpaper Form (In Utero)
steel wire and paint
2018

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America First (Show Your National Spirit)
29.5 x 10.75 x 4″
portion of found US flag, paint, foam, thread, steel base, imitation gold leaf
2018
SOLD

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Land of the Free (Shakedown)
22 x 32″
portion of US flag with color chemically removed, plastic price tags, vinyl, thread, grommets
2018

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Double Crossed Since Birth
  14 x 14.25″
vintage men’s detachable shirt collars
2018

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Power Grid
  16 x 16″
vintage men’s detachable shirt collars
2018

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I Don´t See Color (Black)
  13.5 x 24.5″
vintage x-ray and duratrans
2018
SOLD

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I Don´t See Color (White)
13.5 x 24.5″
vintage x-ray and duratrans
2018
SOLD

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Nothing To See Here
37.25 x 16 x 3.875¨
intage x-ray viewer, 1984 NY Times microfilm, mydriatic spectacles, incorrectly processed 35mm film
2017
SOLD

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Stacked
22.25 x 16.25″
vintage men’s silk detachable shirt collars and toner transfer
2018
SOLD

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US Rorschach
30 x 22″ 
imitation gold leaf on Rives BFK
2018
SOLD

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Old Glory (Whitewashed and Monetized)
51 x 31.5″
found US flag with color chemically removed, shredded US currency, vinyl, thread
2018
SOLD

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Old Glory (Whitewashed and Threadbare)
88 x 52″
deconstructed U.S. flag with color chemically removed
2018
SOLD

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Scripture
32.25 x 39.25¨
deconstructed U.S. flag with color chemically removed
2018
SOLD

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Tower of Power
33 x 6 x 6″
vintage men´s detachable shirt collars and studs
2018

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Orwellian Stele (Set of 3)
brass stencils
2018
Ignorance Is Strength (SOLD)

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Equal Protection Body Armor
26 x 22 x 4.5″
pocket US constitutions, vinyl, aluminum rivets, stainless steel washers, metal snaps, velcro, thread
2017

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Procederal Error Results in Flawed Experiment
30 x 4.5 x 4.5¨
vintage US Flag in Glass Tube
2017

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To The Highest Bidder
22 x 60.5″
portion of US flag with color chemically removed, plastic jewelry price tags
2018

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Trophy for Tyranny
11 x 5.125 x 15″
NY Times, found dog muzzle, leather belt, leather paint
2017
SOLD

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Separation Of
15 x 22″
toner transfer on Rives BFK
2018

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Separation Of (Gilded)
15 x 22″ 
toner transfer on Rives BFK
2018

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Speak Now or Forever Hold Your Piece
mixed media on found x-ray viewers
2016

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Triage
80 x 20 x 6″
found stretcher frame and brass stencils
2018

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Security Blanket
72 x 48¨
found US military blanket, paint, holes from 9 mm bullets and 12 gauge shotgun blasts
2018

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American Roulette 
36 x 27 x 9.75¨
cast resin, acrylic, .308 bullets, found stand
2016

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Stand Off
5.25 x 12.25 x 1.5¨
vintage salesman sample gun grips and paint
2016

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Self-Inflicted
18.75 x 14 x 12.5¨
vintage x-ray viewer, two way mirror acrylic, air soft gun
2016

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Trigger Happy
60 x 120 x 0.75¨
5,727 9mm spent shell casings
2016

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Constellation of Transgressions (Bang Bang)
24 x 24¨
spent primers and encaustic on panel
2017

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Constellation of Transgressions
16 x 12¨
spent primers and encaustic on panel
2017

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Bang Bang (I Cannot Second Your Amendment)
12 x 18¨
cast wax, encaustic, mixed media
2015

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False Profits (Big Guns)
12 x 14¨
cast wax, shredded US currency, powdered pigment, encaustic
2015

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Volley
18 x18¨
9mm spent shell casings, encaustic, powdered pigments
2016

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Regret
18 x 12¨
glass vial, eraser debris and eraser
2017

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Miscalculation
18 x 12¨
glass vial, powdered chalk, and chalkboard eraser
2017

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Constellation of My Past and Future Errors in Judgement
12 x 18¨
vintage erasers and mixed media
2017

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Shadow of a Doubt
24 x 36¨
vintage chalkboard and mixed media
2017

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Mistakes were Made  (Knew I Was Right)
6 x 12¨
encaustic and mixed media on panel
2017

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Mistakes were Made  (Was Afraid)
8 x 8¨
encaustic and mixed media on panel
2017

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My Mistake (Played Favorites)
12 x 5¨
encaustic and typewriter eraser on panel
2017
SOLD

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My Mistake (Trusted)
12 x 5¨
encaustic and typewriter eraser on panel
2017
SOLD

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My Mistake (Shift Blamed)
12 x 5¨
encaustic and typewriter eraser on panel
2017
SOLD

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My Mistake (Made Excuses)
12 x 5¨
encaustic and typewriter eraser on panel
2017
SOLD

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Mistakes were Made (Left You Alone)
8 x 8¨
encaustic and typewriter eraser on panel
2017
SOLD

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Mistakes were Made (Comparisons)
12 x 6¨
encaustic and mixed media on panel
2017

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Level Headed
18 x 14¨
encaustic, vintage ruler, level, game pieces, blister pill packs
2017

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First Step
12 x 12¨
encaustic and mixed media on panel
2017
SOLD

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Eclipse
8 x 12.75¨
encaustic and mixed media on panel
2017

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Invisible Inclinations
12 x 12¨
encaustic and mixed media on panel
2017
SOLD

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Pattern Recognition is my response to our politically charged times. In this exhibition I utilize text and found objects to examine patterns of behavior and thinking, confronting my own latent biases and those woven into our national fabric. – Holly Ballard Martz

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